Saturday, Oct 23, 2021
International Finance

Tag : Europe and Central Asia

Fintech

Five Steps to Scale-Up Energy Efficiency

BY JAS SINGH. 9th January 2014 Most experts agree that energy efficiency is a critical building block for sustainable development. This is because improvements in energy efficiency strengthen a country’s energy security, increase competitiveness, ease shortages in energy supply, and lower environmental impacts including local and greenhouse gas emissions. Why doesn’t it happen then? A...
Fintech

Trade Regionalism in the Asia-Pacific: New Game, Old Rules?

By Swarnim Wagle. 3rd December 2013 Negotiations over one of history’s most ambitious trade deals have taken another step towards defining the future of Trans-Pacific trade. The latest round of discussions on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) wrapped up this past weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah. Negotiators are believed to have made headway on a number of...
Economy

Growth in Greece? A Logistical Possibility

BY DARIA TAGLIONI. 20th November 2013 More than 95 percent of goods traded between Europe and Asia are transported via deep sea. All of this happens through two primary routes– some serious traffic. But it’s far from stop-and-go. In fact, most doesn’t stop at all. Large container ships leave ports in Asia and proceed directly...